Pima NRCD-PCCE Teleconference on Nov 24 at 2:30 pm

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Pima NRCD & Pima Center for Conservation Education Board of Directors (PCCE)

Pursuant to A.R.S. § 38-431.02, notice is hereby given to the members of the Pima NRCD Board of Supervisors and to the general public that the Pima NRCD and Pima Center for Conservation Education (PCCE) Board of Directors will hold a meeting open to the public by teleconference.

By Chris Postel, Pima NRCD/PCCE Clerk

DATE: November 24, 2021                               Time: 2:30 pm

Telephone number:  425-436-6368    access code: 161210#  AGENDA

  1. Roll Call
  2. Discuss/Approve Pima NRCD Draft Comments on Habitat Definition
  3. Discuss/Approve Pima NRCD Draft Comments on NEPA
  4. Call to the Public
  5. Adjourn

Dated this day of November 24, 2021

Pima NRCD & Pima Center for Conservation Education

Sonoran Desert Tortoise Best Practices Workshop August 31, 2021

Sonoran Desert Tortoise (Gopherus morafkai) Photo: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Ranchers!
 
The US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) is planning to revisit the listing decision for the Sonoran Desert tortoise.
 
What can we do?
 
The Winkelman NRCD and the Arizona Association of Conservation Districts worked with federal and state agencies several years ago to come up with Best Management Practices for Grazing in Sonoran Desert tortoise habitat.  Nearly 3/4 of Arizona is in that habitat.
In case you missed the Winkelman NRCD’s educational workshop on July 21, you have another chance to attend this important training.
 
On Tuesday, August 31st, 2021, the Pima Natural Resource Conservation District/Pima Center for Conservation Education will conduct a training session on those Best management Practices to certify area ranchers and satisfy one of the agreements we made with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  By doing this, we will in effect keep grazing from being considered a threat to the tortoise if it is subsequently listed.
 
Do your part!  Attend the training! Take two hours from one day and help yourself and your industry! Agenda: 2021-08-31-PNRCD SDT Workshop agenda
 
28851 S Nogales Hwy, Amado, AZ  (Exit 48 on I-19)
Tuesday, August 31st from 1:00-3:00 PM 
 

Please  RSVP to Chris Postel so we’ll know how many to expect. 

Chris Postel
Pima NRCD Clerk
520-220-1221 cell

clerk.pimanrcd@gmail.com

 
Board of Supervisors
Pima NRCD/Pima Center for Conservation Education